Starting a conversation

Updated: Jun 11


Have you heard of talking benches?

If you sit on one, someone may come and talk to you.

If you see someone sitting on one, you can go and talk to them.

How would you start your conversation?


Are you preparing for the OET exam? For the speaking test, the way you start your role play is very important. You have to consider your role, where you are and whether you are talking to a patient or a carer. Look at some examples of role play cards and think about how you would start each one.